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The Bodyguard Returns

The Bodyguard Returns

Burke is back and better than ever:

When Alexandra Burke takes to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage on Tuesday July 9 2019, as The Bodyguard returns for a fortnight stint, she will be in very familiar territory on several counts.

July 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wake up!

Wake up!

Strange Town looks to the future for its tenth anniversary:

Edinburgh youth company Strange Town is taking to the Traverse stage this week with a pair of new plays loosely inspired by the theme of The Future, but both going in very different directions.

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blitzing the Brunton

Blitzing the Brunton

MAMA take on Bart’s WW2 musical:

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association promise old-fashioned knees-up entertainment, delivered with a contemporary edge in their production of Blitz!, opening at the Brunton on Thursday for three nights only.

April 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

EGTG take on Puppet Profanity:

The devil is coming to Edinburgh this Easter holidays thanks to EGTG – a company that revels in a challenge and upholds the long tradition of the city’s amateur companies in taking on difficult work.

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grave comedy for Church Hill

Grave comedy for Church Hill

EPT present Menchell favourite:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with four performances of Ivan Menchell’s late Eighties comedy The Cemetery Club.

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More